For the identification of insects and other fauna and flora of South Africa.
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Bromophila caffra family Platystomatidae
These flies, with a wingspan 30-50mm in length are fairly common in some bush areas and always found hanging upside down for some reason.
Adults and larvae are found on all kinds of decaying matter: flowers, fruit, faeces etc.
Bromophila caffra family Platystomatidae fly insect identification